Electricity Demand per Capita by Country in 2020

In 2020, 🇮🇸Iceland was the country with the highest electricity demand per capita in the world, with a total of 51.22 Megawatt per person. Followed by 🇳🇴, with the second highest electicity demand per capita of 24.69 MW. The country with the lowest electricity demand per capita for the year was 🇪🇭Western Sahara with only 0.0 MW.

The geographic region with the higest electricity demand per capita in 2020 was North America with a total of 12.48 MW per person, closely followed by G7 with a electricity demand per capita of 9.45 MW, and OECD with a annual electricity demand per capita of 7.69 Megawatt.

Countries with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2020

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🇮🇸 Iceland 51.22 -3.36% -1.78
🇳🇴 Norway 24.69 -1.56% -0.39
🇧🇭 Bahrain 20.35 -3.92% -0.83
🇶🇦 Qatar 16.18 -3.4% -0.57
🇰🇼 Kuwait 15.35 -3.34% -0.53
🇫🇮 Finland 15.16 -5.31% -0.85
🇨🇦 Canada 14.95 -3.42% -0.53
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates 13.62 -3.2% -0.45
🇸🇪 Sweden 13.39 -3.39% -0.47
🇺🇸 United States of America 12.18 -3.03% -0.38
🇹🇼 Taiwan 11.62 1.93% 0.22
🇳🇨 New Caledonia 11.0 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇷 South Korea 10.64 -0.56% -0.06
🇱🇺 Luxembourg 10.6 -5.44% -0.61
🇬🇱 Greenland 10.53 17.79% 1.59
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands (the) 10.25 -3.21% -0.34
🇬🇺 Guam 10.05 -4.29% -0.45
🇧🇳 Brunei Darussalam 9.96 -5.95% -0.63
🇦🇺 Australia 9.77 -0.81% -0.08
🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia 9.38 0.11% 0.01
🇸🇬 Singapore 8.61 -2.38% -0.21
🇳🇿 New Zealand 8.53 -3.51% -0.31
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 8.47 0.36% 0.03
🇦🇼 Aruba 8.26 -4.4% -0.38
🇦🇹 Austria 8.01 -3.84% -0.32
🇲🇴 Macao 8.0 -8.68% -0.76
🇫🇴 Faroe Islands (the) 7.82 9.22% 0.66
🇯🇵 Japan 7.7 -2.41% -0.19
🇧🇪 Belgium 7.57 -3.69% -0.29
🇴🇲 Oman 7.56 -3.45% -0.27
🇫🇷 France 7.48 -5.2% -0.41
🇮🇱 Israel 7.46 -1.84% -0.14
🇪🇪 Estonia 7.31 -0.68% -0.05
🇨🇭 Switzerland 7.16 1.85% 0.13
🇷🇺 Russian Federation (the) 7.12 -0.7% -0.05
🇸🇮 Slovenia 7.03 -4.61% -0.34
🇳🇱 Netherlands 6.89 -1.71% -0.12
🇨🇿 Czechia 6.65 -3.62% -0.25
🇩🇪 Germany 6.58 -3.52% -0.24
🇮🇪 Ireland 6.43 0.31% 0.02
🇻🇮 Virgin Islands (U.S.) 6.37 3.58% 0.22
🇩🇰 Denmark 6.11 0.33% 0.02
🇭🇰 Hong Kong 6.11 -2.86% -0.18
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan 5.69 3.27% 0.18
🇸🇨 Seychelles 5.69 12.01% 0.61
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands (the) 5.65 1.44% 0.08
🇪🇸 Spain 5.55 -5.77% -0.34
🇲🇪 Montenegro 5.52 -5.48% -0.32
🇨🇳 China 5.42 3.44% 0.18
🇬🇷 Greece 5.42 -1.99% -0.11
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago 5.41 -4.75% -0.27
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas] 5.34 -0.93% -0.05
🇸🇰 Slovakia 5.28 -3.65% -0.2
🇧🇬 Bulgaria 5.27 -2.23% -0.12
🇵🇷 Puerto Rico 5.24 -0.19% -0.01
🇮🇹 Italy 5.22 -5.43% -0.3
🇵🇹 Portugal 5.15 -3.92% -0.21
🇲🇾 Malaysia 5.05 -6.31% -0.34
🇲🇹 Malta 4.99 -7.25% -0.39
🇷🇸 Serbia 4.98 -0.2% -0.01
🇧🇸 Bahamas (the) 4.9 -5.59% -0.29
🇬🇧 United Kingdom 4.85 -5.46% -0.28
🇭🇺 Hungary 4.77 -0.42% -0.02
🇱🇾 Libya 4.71 -4.66% -0.23
🇸🇷 Suriname 4.48 -2.82% -0.13
🇵🇱 Poland 4.43 -1.77% -0.08
🇱🇹 Lithuania 4.41 0.68% 0.03
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.41 -4.34% -0.2
🇭🇷 Croatia 4.36 -4.18% -0.19
🇻🇬 Virgin Islands (British) 4.21 -7.88% -0.36
🇨🇱 Chile 4.03 -0.98% -0.04
🇧🇹 Bhutan 3.95 4.5% 0.17
🇨🇾 Cyprus 3.92 -6.44% -0.27
🇱🇻 Latvia 3.87 -2.03% -0.08
🇮🇷 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 3.82 4.95% 0.18
🇽🇰 Kosovo 3.82 1.06% 0.04
🇺🇾 Uruguay 3.77 -0.79% -0.03
🇧🇾 Belarus 3.71 1.64% 0.06
🇿🇦 South Africa 3.71 -6.08% -0.24
🇲🇰 North Macedonia 3.63 -0.27% -0.01
🇹🇷 Turkey 3.62 0.0% 0.0
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda 3.56 -3.52% -0.13
🇧🇧 Barbados 3.56 -2.2% -0.08
🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina 3.52 -8.57% -0.33
🇱🇧 Lebanon 3.44 -2.82% -0.1
🇬🇪 Georgia 3.35 -2.62% -0.09
🇺🇦 Ukraine 3.32 -1.19% -0.04
🇻🇪 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3.29 15.85% 0.45
🇦🇸 American Samoa 3.25 -3.85% -0.13
🇳🇷 Nauru 3.25 31.58% 0.78
🇦🇷 Argentina 3.18 -1.24% -0.04
🇧🇷 Brazil 3.0 -1.32% -0.04
🇷🇴 Romania 3.0 -3.54% -0.11
🇹🇭 Thailand 2.89 -3.34% -0.1
🇵🇾 Paraguay 2.8 5.66% 0.15
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan 2.71 -7.19% -0.21
🇦🇱 Albania 2.65 0.38% 0.01
🇲🇽 Mexico 2.62 2.75% 0.07
🇮🇶 Iraq 2.59 -12.79% -0.38
🇲🇳 Mongolia 2.54 -0.39% -0.01
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan 2.53 7.66% 0.18
🇵🇦 Panama 2.47 4.22% 0.1
🇧🇿 Belize 2.46 -23.36% -0.75
🇻🇳 Viet Nam 2.45 2.51% 0.06
🇨🇰 Cook Islands (the) 2.35 0.43% 0.01
🇦🇲 Armenia 2.3 2.22% 0.05
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan 2.27 0.0% 0.0
🇩🇲 Dominica 2.22 76.19% 0.96
🇲🇸 Montserrat 2.22 -50.0% -2.22
🇵🇫 French Polynesia 2.19 -3.52% -0.08
🇲🇺 Mauritius 2.11 -11.34% -0.27
🇨🇷 Costa Rica 2.07 -5.05% -0.11
🇲🇩 Moldova 2.06 0.98% 0.02
🇹🇯 Tajikistan 1.91 0.53% 0.01
🇯🇴 Jordan 1.85 1.09% 0.02
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia 1.84 -6.12% -0.12
🇪🇬 Egypt 1.75 -4.89% -0.09
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan 1.74 -6.45% -0.12
🇪🇨 Ecuador 1.72 -2.27% -0.04
🇩🇿 Algeria 1.67 -6.7% -0.12
🇳🇦 Namibia 1.66 -13.09% -0.25
🇨🇺 Cuba 1.65 -4.62% -0.08
🇬🇩 Grenada 1.62 -5.26% -0.09
🇵🇪 Peru 1.59 -8.09% -0.14
🇹🇳 Tunisia 1.56 -7.69% -0.13
🇨🇴 Colombia 1.54 -3.14% -0.05
🇧🇼 Botswana 1.53 -20.31% -0.39
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (the) 1.51 -14.69% -0.26
🇬🇾 Guyana 1.46 -4.58% -0.07
🇯🇲 Jamaica 1.45 -3.97% -0.06
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.43 7.52% 0.1
🇸🇿 Eswatini 1.4 -6.67% -0.1
🇵🇸 Palestine, State of 1.36 -4.9% -0.07
🇱🇦 Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) 1.35 25.0% 0.27
🇫🇯 Fiji 1.2 -2.44% -0.03
🇲🇻 Maldives 1.19 -6.3% -0.08
🇬🇦 Gabon 1.18 -4.84% -0.06
🇮🇳 India 1.12 -4.27% -0.05
🇸🇻 El Salvador 1.1 -5.17% -0.06
🇭🇳 Honduras 1.1 0.92% 0.01
🇮🇩 Indonesia 1.08 -1.82% -0.02
🇲🇦 Morocco 1.05 -2.78% -0.03
🇵🇭 Philippines (the) 0.91 -5.21% -0.05
🇬🇶 Equatorial Guinea 0.88 -2.22% -0.02
🇧🇴 Bolivia 0.82 -3.53% -0.03
🇳🇮 Nicaragua 0.81 9.46% 0.07
🇬🇹 Guatemala 0.77 2.67% 0.02
🇰🇭 Cambodia 0.75 5.63% 0.04
🇸🇾 Syrian Arab Republic (the) 0.75 -7.41% -0.06
🇨🇻 Cabo Verde 0.74 -7.5% -0.06
🇼🇸 Samoa 0.74 4.23% 0.03
🇿🇲 Zambia 0.73 -3.95% -0.03
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka 0.72 -1.37% -0.01
🇨🇬 Congo (the) 0.67 3.08% 0.02
🇹🇴 Tonga 0.67 0.0% 0.0
🇵🇰 Pakistan 0.61 0.0% 0.0
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe 0.61 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇵 Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) 0.58 11.54% 0.06
🇬🇭 Ghana 0.57 16.33% 0.08
🇩🇯 Djibouti 0.53 -3.64% -0.02
🇦🇴 Angola 0.5 4.17% 0.02
🇧🇩 Bangladesh 0.49 -5.77% -0.03
🇲🇿 Mozambique 0.49 -9.26% -0.05
🇵🇬 Papua New Guinea 0.48 2.13% 0.01
🇱🇸 Lesotho 0.46 -2.13% -0.01
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and Principe 0.46 9.52% 0.04
🇲🇷 Mauritania 0.44 -4.35% -0.02
🇲🇲 Myanmar 0.42 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇱 Timor-Leste 0.39 -4.88% -0.02
🇸🇩 Sudan (the) 0.37 -2.63% -0.01
🇨🇮 Cote d'Ivoire 0.35 2.94% 0.01
🇸🇳 Senegal 0.34 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇲 Cameroon 0.31 -6.06% -0.02
🇳🇵 Nepal 0.31 14.81% 0.04
🇬🇳 Guinea 0.24 50.0% 0.08
🇰🇮 Kiribati 0.24 0.0% 0.0
🇰🇪 Kenya 0.23 0.0% 0.0
🇻🇺 Vanuatu 0.23 0.0% 0.0
🇱🇷 Liberia 0.18 200.0% 0.12
🇹🇬 Togo 0.17 -15.0% -0.03
🇰🇲 Comoros (the) 0.16 23.08% 0.03
🇦🇫 Afghanistan 0.15 -6.25% -0.01
🇸🇧 Solomon Islands 0.15 0.0% 0.0
🇳🇬 Nigeria 0.14 -12.5% -0.02
🇨🇩 Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇲🇱 Mali 0.13 -7.14% -0.01
🇹🇿 Tanzania, the United Republic of 0.13 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 0.12 -7.69% -0.01
🇪🇷 Eritrea 0.12 -7.69% -0.01
🇪🇹 Ethiopia 0.11 -8.33% -0.01
🇬🇲 Gambia (the) 0.11 -8.33% -0.01
🇺🇬 Uganda 0.1 11.11% 0.01
🇾🇪 Yemen 0.1 -9.09% -0.01
🇲🇼 Malawi 0.09 0.0% 0.0
🇭🇹 Haiti 0.08 -11.11% -0.01
🇧🇯 Benin 0.07 -36.36% -0.04
🇲🇬 Madagascar 0.07 0.0% 0.0
🇷🇼 Rwanda 0.07 -12.5% -0.01
🇳🇪 Niger (the) 0.06 -14.29% -0.01
🇸🇸 South Sudan 0.05 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇮 Burundi 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇬🇼 Guinea-Bissau 0.04 0.0% 0.0
🇨🇫 Central African Republic (the) 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇱 Sierra Leone 0.03 0.0% 0.0
🇹🇩 Chad 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇸🇴 Somalia 0.02 0.0% 0.0
🇧🇲 Bermuda 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇫 French Guiana 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇮 Gibraltar 0.0 % 0.0
🇬🇵 Guadeloupe 0.0 % 0.0
🇲🇶 Martinique 0.0 % 0.0
🇳🇺 Niue 0.0 % 0.0
🇷🇪 Reunion 0.0 % 0.0
🇸🇭 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 0.0 % 0.0
🇪🇭 Western Sahara 0.0 % 0.0

Regions with the Highest Electricity Demand per Capita in 2020

Country MW per capita YoY change YoY absolute change
🗺️ North America 12.48 -3.03% -0.39
🗺️ G7 9.45 -3.47% -0.34
🗺️ OECD 7.69 -2.66% -0.21
🗺️ Oceania 7.0 -1.41% -0.1
🗺️ EU 6.19 -4.18% -0.27
🗺️ Europe 5.92 -2.79% -0.17
🗺️ G20 4.51 -1.1% -0.05
🗺️ Middle East 4.42 -0.45% -0.02
🗺️ World 3.35 -1.47% -0.05
🗺️ Asia 2.96 0.68% 0.02
🗺️ Latin America and Caribbean 2.48 -0.4% -0.01
🗺️ Africa 0.59 -4.84% -0.03

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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